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FARGO—Groups working in the Fargo-Moorhead area to address an opioid and heroin epidemic taking a growing number of lives here and elsewhere around the country are inviting local clergy to join in the fray. "It's a whole team effort," said U.S. Attorney Chris Myers, who describes himself as one of many who are organizing campaigns across the region in response to the growing problem of opioid addiction.
FARGO -- A quick-working bandit swiped memorabilia from the Roger Maris Museum inside West Acres mall Tuesday morning, July 26, including a jewel-encrusted belt Maris won as the country’s best pro athlete in 1961. The little-known but once-revered S. Rae Hickok Belt and the plaque honoring Maris as the American League’s Most Valuable Player in 1960 were the only items stolen in the early morning break-in, police and a mall manager said.
FARGO—A West Fargo man faces theft charges for allegedly driving off without paying after putting on gas at the same Fargo convenience store more than a dozen times. All of the drive-offs occurred at the Little Duke's station at 1401 33rd St. S., in Fargo, and they happened between late April and late May, according to documents filed in Fargo Municipal Court. The biggest charge was for $29.01 on May 5 and the smallest charge was for $11.25 on May 21, according to the documents, which show that drive-offs occurred on three consecutive days from May 4-6.
FARGO—A West Fargo man pleaded guilty Monday, May 23, in Cass County District Court to a charge of child abuse, admitting he was responsible for causing a skull fracture in his 7-week-old baby last August.
WEST FARGO – A 45-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fire at a mobile home in West Fargo early Saturday, April 2. According to West Fargo Police...
BUCKEYE, Ariz. – A West Fargo man died Feb. 16 when the motorized hang glider he was piloting crashed on takeoff from a municipal airport in Buckeye, which is about 40 miles from Phoenix, according to the Buckeye Police Department. A report issued by the police department identified the pilot as James George III, 55. The cause of the crash has not been determined, and the case has been turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation and Safety Board.
Last year was a strong year for construction activity in the Fargo-Moorhead area, with the total number of building permits issued ranking the second highest ever. An annual summary of building permit activity prepared by the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead noted that Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo and Dilworth collectively issued 4,421 permits last year valued at about $800 million. “Another good, strong year for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area,” said Clay Dietrich, past president of the association.
WEST FARGO—A West Fargo police and school resource officer who was arrested on New Year's Day on suspicion of driving under the influence will be suspended for five days without pay, the West Fargo Police Department said today in a released statement. Officer Weston Christianson will remain in his assignment as a school resource officer for Liberty Middle School, Chief Mike Reitan said in the statement. Because the DUI case is still active, the police department had no further comment, Reitan said.
If you have a business that makes, installs or designs something, there may be a tax credit out there just waiting to save you money, says Kent Busek, a partner...
The Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham in West Fargo recently received the TAG Approved designation, which means it has joined more than 2,000 hotels that meet specific standards for serving the LGBT community with sensitivity and respect.. Microtel Inn & Suites is the first in North Dakota to be TAG Approved, according to Samuel Pulkrabek, general manager of the West Fargo hotel. "Our hotel enforces non-discriminatory policies including sexual orientation and gender identity, treats heterosexual and domestic partners equally in personnel policies, provides LGBT diversity and sensitivity trai